FC: Sahopaholic Takes Manhatten
1: Dedicated to LuKe because he helped me through all my struggles
2: THE BIG APPLE | Entry 1!! | Before I was on Morning Coffee and before I moved to NYC I was bankrupted. I had to survive paying all my depts.
3: Now I have changed into a better shopper. I said about the change in my life, “"I turned my life around completely, worked really hard and paid off all my debts."(13)” I really hope I can survive being a smarter women.
4: Way before I moved to New York City and after I paid off all my debts, my banker decided to quit. My Banker broke the news to me, “"I’m leaving Endwish Bank. | Entry 2
5: I’ve decided to take an early retirement."(21) I was scared because I just got back on all my credit card debts.
6: I had to survive on my own and not spending”as much money as I have been sending. | "“I survived because I was tougher than anybody else"” -Bette Davis
7: Entry 3 | My Parents never met Luke before Lucy and Tom's wedding. My mom was saying that she did not even know if Luke was even her boyfriend since every time Luke and my mom
8: were going to meet Luke had to cancel for some reason.I asked my mom, "“Listen, you do believe I'm going out with Luke, don't you?"(93)”
9: She never answered in a direct no. I was very disappointed that she did not know we were dating. I had to survive being sad and mad about it.
10: Going to Lucy and Tom’s wedding was very tough. I went by myself and Luke was supposed to show up before the wedding started. Time past and he was not there by the time | Entry 4
11: the reception came. Everyone was yelling out, “"Where’s Luke?"”(98) Everyone was making fun of me and they thought I was a liar since Luke did not show up.
12: I had to survive everyone being mean to me especially the bride. Everyone stopped there gossiping about Luke when he finally arrived to the wedding.
14: When Luke and I moved to New York City it was very exciting, but all of the shops were scary since I had a budget to stay with. I had to survive on my own by not shopping as much as I usually did. | Entry 5
16: It went good and none of my credit cards were denied while I was in New York City. When Luke told me he had to move to NYC he told me then said, “
17: "And I’m really, really hoping that you'’ll come with me."”(110)
18: Entry 6 | I had to survive not having him with me all the time. It was hard for me because I wanted to do things with him because we were in New York CityMoving to New York City was not all fun and games, the reason we moved there was for Luke to start a new business. Being an entrepreneur was very difficult for not only Luke, but me.
19: This is what I said about his new job, "I keep trying to get Luke along to look at all these amazing sights-but he just has meeting after meeting"(146) “"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."” Epicurus quotes
20: Enrty 7 | I was really mad when I found out I could not live in America anymore. I had to move back to England and I was very unhappy.
21: Life in NYC was fantastic, I was about to be hired for my dream job. I had to leave the best city in the world and my boyfriend.
22: On the plane ride back to England I had to survive being very sad and not being able to see Luke for a long time.
23: Entry 8 | When I came back to England after being in America. When I got back I remembered that I needed a new Bank for my money. I needed a place to keep my money safe. I had to decide what bank I should use.
24: It was very hard for e since I had money problems in the past and i do not want anymore. I was very happy when I found the perfect bank for me. In a letter to me from the bank it stated, "Thank you for choosing Second Union Bank, and I am sure this is the beginning of a long and fruitful relationship."
25: Entry 9 | The publicity I got in New York City Was good and Bad. everyone thinks they would want to have there name everywhere in the press. I liked it at first but after a couple days I got very fusterated.
26: I had to survive having everyone talking good and bad about me. The Morning Coffee even sent me a letter about it when I came back to the show the first line in the letter said, "First of all, bad luck on your recent unfortunate bout of publicity."(155)
27: Entry 10 | Shopping is my passion. When I could not spend much money in NYC. I was so sad. I had to survive having a limit to my shopping. You would probably not think it would be hard for you but to me it was.
28: I was so excited to go to NYC, "New York! I'm going to New York."(113) All this excitment went away when i remembered about my budget and how I can not shop as much as I do.
29: Oh, I'm a survivor. My whole life has been surviving. -Eddie Bracken